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End of impunity for Indigenous killings in sight for Brazil’s Guajajara

End of impunity for Indigenous killings in sight for Brazil’s Guajajara

Indigenous forest guardian Paulo Paulino Guajajara was killed in November 2019 in the Brazilian Amazon. Justice may soon be on the horizon for the Guajajara people: Paulo’s case will be the first killing of an Indigenous defender that will go before a federal jury.

Environmental activists killed at a rate of one every other day in 2022
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Environmental activists killed at a rate of one every other day in 2022

Colombia was the deadliest country and a fifth of the 177 recorded killings took place in the Amazon rainforest, says Global Witness.

Family says bodies found in search for journalist and colleague

Family says bodies found in search for journalist and colleague

The family of a missing journalist says they have been told by Brazilian authorities that two bodies have been found tied to a tree in the Amazon rainforest. The report came more than a week after the journalist and a Brazilian government official went missing.

Items belonging to Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira found in Amazon

Items belonging to Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira found in Amazon

Clothing and backpack belonging to the missing British journalist and Indigenous expert found by small but determined search team.

Hopes dim, anger grows in British journalist’s disappearance in Brazil

Hopes dim, anger grows in British journalist’s disappearance in Brazil

Dom Phillips and traveling companion Bruno Pereira went missing Sunday while Phillips was researching a book in the Amazon's Javari Valley.
Adriana Hoffmann, botanist who fought for Chile's forests, dies at 82

Adriana Hoffmann, botanist who fought for Chile's forests, dies at 82

The U.N. recognized her as one of the top 25 environmental leaders of the 1990s, championing her nation’s natural resources in the face of corporate power.
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